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# 40303 28-Aug-2009 14:29
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my friends received these text messages from vodafone yesterday from the number 787 telling them that vodafone is giving one top music track away for free for the next 30 days. do you only receive these texts if you have subscribed to a vodafone music service through vodafone live or is vodafone allowed to text message everyone on their network?

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  # 251332 28-Aug-2009 14:55
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What does your friends terms and conditions with Vodafone say? (Don't forget terms and conditions of any Vodafone service used, not just the general Ts&Cs of using the network.

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  # 251338 28-Aug-2009 15:08
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Is this from Vodafone NZ?



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  # 251348 28-Aug-2009 15:35

30 Days Free Music from Vodafone

To receive the daily Music TXT update with your free track of the day, simply freeTXT 'MUSIC' to 787 from your Vodafone 3G mobile. Your mobile must be able to access Vodafone live, so iPhones, Android operated mobiles & BlackBerry Bold are not compatible.

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  # 252241 1-Sep-2009 14:31
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my friends have gotten more texts over the last few days. they never texted 'MUSIC' to 787. At the bottom of the text it says you can text 'STOP' to a certain number to stop the texts. I told my friends to unsubscribe to any vodafone live updates to see if the texts stop. They told me the free music track link they were texted today was britney spears toxic which is so so old.

I wonder how vodafone offer music for free? How do they make money off it?

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  # 252247 1-Sep-2009 14:42
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Im pretty sure that when you download the 'free' track from Vodafone Live, you are still paying for the data being downloaded to your phone.

So basically, you are still paying money for a 'free' Song. Thats how Vodafone is making money from this offer.

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